Originally published on May 15, 1967
“Birdbath or martini glass? No, it will be a water tower for Lenexa when workmen weld the dome sections on the top. Three weeks ago the structure, being erected just west of I-35 at 11th Street, bore a striking resemblance to a space rocket. That was before the lower half of the globe was welded into place. The 500,000-gallon water spheroid is expected to be completed within three weeks.”
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